Go, commonly referred to as "golang", is a fast, statically typed, compiled language created by Google. The language was initially developed as an alternative to C++ for server infrastructure and has native support for concurrency.

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Emmental interpreter written in Go

Emmental is an interesting esoteric programming language based almost entirely on rewriting its interpreter. The language provides a very basic set of standard computing operators, and an ...
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Pomodoro timer in Go

My goal is to implement a simple pomodoro timer using Go: channels, goroutines. I'm newbie in Go world and have some misunderstanding about naming convention. I read a lot of Docker's code on GitHub ...
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Plotting savings rate in Go

I'm picking up Go, and wrote this simple script to parse a two csv files (spending.csv and savings.csv) to plot savings rate graph. I would like to hear some generic comments on code readability, ...
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Alternate letters to UpperCase

As an exercise I repeated this Java question, but in Go: Convert string to mixed case The objective is for every second letter to be converted to uppercase. Go string processing is relatively new to ...
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Concurrent resizable ring buffer Golang

I'm trying to find the fastest way to enqueue and dequeue items concurrently in Go. There are some restrictions: it needs to be unbounded memory allocation should be low. multiple producers ...
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Uploading large videos using go

I am using the following function to upload videos (around 1 gb). It works properly. My requirements are (these checks are being done in a different function using the mediainfo library): check if ...
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Golang: reading and processing a big csv file

I am quite new to Golang. I am trying to write a script to read a CSV file containing 1 million domain names, lookup these domain names and store the results in another CSV file. I am trying the ...
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recursive descent parser

Here is a non-predictive recursive descent parser I wrote for the following grammar: ...
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Golang Tour Web Crawler Exercise

In the last few days I've played around with Go a little and took the language tour. The last exercise (text here) requires you to crawl a graph that simulates a set of Web pages with links, using ...
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Encrypting strings in Golang

This is a an example application for testing some encryption and decryption functions in Golang. The functions encryptString(), ...
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Idiomatic abstract inheritance with Go

I am currently discovering Golang, and I try to implement some random variable generation functions similar to R functions. To avoid code repetition, I'd like to use inheritance, which is quite ...
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Go lang Tour Webcrawler Exercise - Solution

I am new in Go and for study I have to hold a presentation about concurrency in Go. I think the Go lang Tour - Webcrawler exercise is a nice example to talk about that. Before I will do that, it would ...
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Summing chemical properties in a CSV stream

I have written my first program in go. It's rewritten from python. Program takes csv file, emulates query ...
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ICMP ping program in Go

I've just written a ping application in Go. I'm proud of the logic, but I want some help to refactor it. The program has too much code in main, and pulling ...
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Port pinger command line tool

Checking if some port is up on the network is a very common task when working with remote services. A common way to check is using telnet, but I have two practical ...
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A scalable lock-free channel

Here's my lock-free channel impl lfchan, I didn't want to copy/paste the code here since it is multiple files. I'm trying to get an idea of what can be improved or if there are any bugs in it. ...
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Library to handle strings and numbers

I have created a pretty bad (just being honest) Golang library. I will take any and all advice, as long as it's helpful. Sorry it's so long. Also, I easily forget some things, so many functions in ...
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Golang Flood Fill

I started learning Go a few months ago and am trying to shake the rust off after a project took me out of the Go world for several weeks. I'd appreciate a code review on this flood fill algorithm I ...
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Decimal-to-fraction solver

I have created a program that turns a decimal into a fraction: ...
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Parse Numerals from a String in Golang

I recently tried my hand at writing Go code for a project I'm working on. In order to help myself get a better grasp I decided to write a simple yet somewhat practical program for parsing numeral ...
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Selection sort algorithm

I am just trying to use Go so I will be thankful for all remarks and corrections: ...
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Regular expression matching with string slice in Go

I have a slice of strings, and within each string contains multiple key=value formatted messages. I want to pull all the keys out of the strings so I can collect ...
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MongoDB CRUD operations for various types of data in Go

First of all I am a newbie in Go. I wrote a CRUD REST API that consists of handlers, a database layer and so on, and it contains a lot of code duplication. I see some patterns here, and I know how to ...
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Circuit Simulator

I'm trying to learn Golang from Java, and to do this, I wrote a basic circuit simulator with only two circuits. Is there anything I can do better to make it more idiomatic? Simulator.go ...
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XOR 256 Block Encrypting and Decrypting

I am quite new to Go but have found it to be very useful for my use case (game server). I have a routine that encrypts/decrypts the game packets which was written in C++ which can be seen here and ...
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Command called 'sprinkle'

I have a command called sprinkle. I'm not going to explain anything about it, because I want whoever that reviews the code to also tell me how much of the command ...
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Slice chunking in Go

I have a slice with ~2.1 million log message strings in it that I am parsing for regular expression matches. For any matches, I add it to a local slice and then return said slice. ...
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Listings Manager

I am trying to learn to code using Dependency Injection and Inversion of Control in Go. Please consider the following code. I am basically creating an interface ...
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Selection sort algorithm with increasing/decreasing sort options

I am running through some traditional algorithms in Go, and I was hoping to get feedback on efficiency and optimization. Below is a basic selection sort algorithm that takes a parameter to dictate ...
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Executing periodic tasks

I am writing a code in Golang to execute a periodic function (every 2 second). According to documentation and an example I have written two programs. Can anybody tell which one is better? Also, is ...
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Golang implementation of Pascal's triangle

How can I improve my code and make it more idiomatic? ...
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Folder watching in Go

To try and track down a troublesome AS400 bug, my company wants me to keep track of the order in which files are put into a folder. I spent an hour whipping something up in Go, but I'm still pretty ...
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Web Crawler in Go

I'm a beginner in Go, just finished the Golang tour. This crawler is not the same as the one in the exercises in the tour but something I wrote myself. I am looking for suggestions for making it ...
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A* Go application

I've written a generic implementation of the A* algorithm as a first Go program, since I had implemented that both in C and in Python before and Go reminds me a bit of both. I'm looking for general ...
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Go database helper code

Today I've implemented a database helper in Go. I'm new in Go world so I just wanted someone with more experience to take a look and tell me what is good and especially, what is bad (and why, if ...
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Bruteforce MD5 Password cracker

I just started learning Go, and I wanted to created a project to learn more about concurrency in go. I heard about Go's lightweight threads, so I wanted to give them a try. This program uses ...
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Command-line ssh address book app

I'm trying to learn a bit about Golang and decided to try out building an SSH address book command-line app. I used a YAML library to serialize and store data in a configuration file. The app has a ...
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Mobile app backend using Gin and Gorm ORM

I'm developing backend for my mobile app by using gin-gonic and gorm ORM (mysql). But I'm not sure api and db handle huge amount requests if clients increased. for example I'm using my db struct as ...
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Checking if a value is within a time range

How can I improve the style to avoid so many float64()s? ...
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Dining philosophers using channels

I have the following code to solve dinning philosophers problem using Go channels and am looking for review comments: ...
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The perfect multi-output logger

I needed to write my own lightweight GO multi-output logger for a work project and I've come up with https://github.com/asticode/go-logger. Basically the projects works like this: ...
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Comparing md5.Sum to text from file

In learning golang, I wrote a small CLI utility that will take paths as arguments and list out their md5 hash as hex strings. Included are two flags that alter functionality, ...
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Reading environment variables of various types

I need to extract some data from the environment variables using Go. This data can be string, boolean or integer, so I ended up writing three functions. ...
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Sum of primes in given range in Go

This piece of code calculates the sum of all prime numbers below 1 million. It stood out to me that the Ruby script is around 20% faster. I know that Go should be faster just for being a compiled ...
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Twitter clone in Golang

I have built a Twitter clone in Golang, using object orientation principles. I wish to know the design mistakes I have made. ...
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Downloading and reading data in go

I am trying to experiment with golang. This code spins off two Go routines: one to download data and another to read from the body. Both go threads are synced by the data channel. I have two ...
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Rob Pike's Golang presentation excercise of day 1

I'm following this presentation. At the very end there's an exercise about solving Fibonacci and says that instead of addition, make the operation setteable by a function. Is the following is a good ...
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Token generating library on Redis

This is a token generating library for Go that runs on top of Redis. I'm using it as part of a larger projects. The library needs to be able to generate and validate tokens and return the associated ...
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Flake ID implementation in Go

I have created an implementation in GO for generating Flake ids. The implementation in based on Factual\Skuld's implementation in Clojure Current limitations include: The current implementation does ...